Jesse Blacker (D)
2013-14: Signed a one year contract extension with Anaheim on July 10, 2014...Set career highs in points, goals and assists in 2013-14 with Norfolk...Finished 2013-14 season ranking second among Norfolk defensemen in points and goals, and tied for second in assists...Scored in overtime to seal a 1-0 victory over Worcester with Norfolk (AHL) on 01/18/14...Scored game winning goal in 2-1 win at Springfield on 1/12/14...Recorded 3 assists on 1/10/14 at Portland...Logged an assist and +3 rating on 12/27/13 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...Played in 200th Pro Game on 12/13/13 vs. Springfield...Recorded assist in Admirals debut on 11/22/13 vs. Portland...Acquired by Anaheim in trade w/ Toronto on 11/16/13 that sent Peter Holland, Brad Staubitz to Toronto...Blacker was assigned to Norfolk by Anaheim when traded.
2012-13 Highlights: Appeared in 61 games with Toronto (AHL), registering 11 points (4 goals, 7 assists) and 33 penalty minutes…Blacker also skated in 4 playoff games, collecting 1 assist.
Career Notables: 2011-12: In his first full season, Blacker appeared in 58 games with the Marlies registering 16 points (1 goal, 15 assists) and 73 penalty minutes…Recorded his first goal of the season, first as a Marlie, first professional goal and was named the game’s second star on Feb. 10 vs. SA…2010-11: Ranked first among Owen Sound defencemen in points and third on the team in assists...Played 4 games for Owen Sound at Memorial Cup collecting 1 assist with 8 penalty minutes…2009-10: Recorded first career professional point (assist) on March 20 vs. HAM… Led all Owen Sound defencemen in goals.